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Biographical Sketch of William George Callow

Callow, William George; merchant; born, Hudson, O., Nov. 23, 1862; father’s name, Frank Callow; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, New York City, Dec. 25, 1900, Alice M. Burns; pres. and treas. The Kennedy Co.; sec’y and treas. The Euclid Huron Improvement Co.; member Athletic...

Biographical Sketch of Frederick Henry Caley

Caley, Frederick Henry; sec’y Cleveland Automobile Club; born, Hudson, June 2, 1873; sou of Frederick P. and Clara S. Palmer Caley; educated, public and high school and Ohio Northern University, Ada, O.; married, New York, Nov 27, 1913, Harriet E. Weffler; 1st Lieut. 4th Ohio Infantry, 1902-1910; active Republican; with National Republican committee two campaigns; State Insurance Dept., 1903-1906; office sec’y of State, 1906-1908; Ohio State Registrar of Automobiles, 1908-1911; has been successful in organizing automobile clubs throughout Ohio; mgr. The Cleveland Automobile Show Co.; member Y. M. C. A., Akron Lodge, No. 547 I. O. O. F., Akron-Canton, two Patriarchs Militant; member Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Automobile Club, Cleveland Automobile Country Club. Recreation:...

Biographical Sketch of Fred Sanford Crane

Crane, Fred Sanford; sales mgr.; born, Mantua, O., July 15, 1875; son of Simeon Charles and Laura L. Crane; educated, Mantua and Ravenna schools and Hiram College; married, Hudson, O., March 17, 1900, Alice E. Ellsworth; sales mgr. Burroughs Adding Machine Co., since 1903, Cleveland; member Masonic, Knight Templars, Consistory, Shrine, Automobile and Rotary Clubs, and Association of Credit...

Biographical Sketch of Otis Richmond Cook

Cook, Otis Richmond; automobile tire business; born, Cleveland, Oct. 16, 1875; son of Colonel Benton and Jennie Shattuck Cook; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Feb. 20, 1896, Gertrude Ione Bacon; one son, Joseph Arthur Cook; for 13 years general representative The B. F. Goodrich Co., Akron, O.; two years general representative of The Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.; at present manager The Kelly-Springfield Tire Co., and director of factory sales for same company; member Tyrian Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 370, Holyrood Commandery, Knights Templar, 32& Scottish Rite Mason, Al Koran Temple, Mystic Shrine; member Masonic and Athletic Clubs. Recreations: Motoring and...

Biographical Sketch of John Hessin Clarke

Clarke, John Hessin; lawyer; born, Lisbon, O., Sept. 18, 1857; son of John and Melissa Hessin Clarke; educated in public schools and by private tutors; entered Western Reserve College, at Hudson, O., graduating in 1877; degree of M. A.; in 1880, studied law under his father’s instruction, and was admitted to the bar in 1877; until 1880, practiced law at Lisbon, O., in partnership with J. M. McVicker; purchased half interest in the Youngstown Weekly Vindicator; practiced law in Youngstown, and wrote political editorials for the Vindicator; sold interests in the paper in 1882; came to Cleveland in 1897, and entered the firm of Williamson & Cushing; firm became Williamson, Gushing & Clarke, specializing in railroad and corporation law; in 1898, appointed general counsel for the N. Y., C. & St. L. R. R. Co.; interested in other railroad corporations; in 1907, dissolved partnership with Mr. Cushing; prominent in state and national Democratic issues; three years trustee of the Cleveland Library Board; pres. of board last term of office; stockholder and contributor to the columns of the Youngstown Vindicator; member American and State Bar Ass’ns, Union, University, and Country Clubs, Cleveland, and the University Club, New York...

Biographical Sketch of Francis M. Chandler

Chandler, Francis M.; lawyer; born, Richfield, O., May 3, 1851; son of Joel Alonzo and Martha M. Buck Chandler; educated, common schools and Richfield, O., Academy; married, Richfield, 0., Feb. 2, 1876, Ellie May Barney; issue, one son, C. DeForest; now captain Signal Corps, U. S. A. and commandant Army Aviation School; married, Cleveland, April 29, 1891, Mary G. Mahon; issue, Frances M., Jr., Dorothy Gertrude; admitted to Ohio bar in 1883; practiced law with Frank N. Wilcox (Chandler & Wilcox) until 1887; resumed law practice 1909; deputy clerk Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court 1876-1883; deputy county recorder Cuyahoga County, 1886-1887; chief clerk Cuyahoga County Probate Court, 1888-1900; sec ‘y Republican County Executive Committee 1891, 1892, 1893; chairman, 1895; sec’y Lincoln Republican League, 1898-1899; U. S. marshal Northern Ohio district, 1900-1909; vice pres. Hougn Bank & Trust Co., pres. National Advertising Co.; member State and Cleveland Bar Ass’n, Commercial Law League of America, New England Society of the Western Reserve; Early Settlers Ass’n; Richfield Ass’n, Forest City Lodge, F. & A. M.; member Chamber of...

Biographical Sketch of Ralph H. Ellsworth

Ellsworth, Ralph H.; pres. The Arnold Wooden Ware Co.; born, Sept. 18, 1874, West Richfield, O.; high school and Spencerian Business College; married, Cleveland, Oct. 16, 1896, Emily H. Oviatt; traveling salesman Arnold Wooden Ware Co. eighteen years; elected pres. of company, 1911; member Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Commercial Travelers, Halcyon Lodge, F. & A. M.; Thatcher Chapter, Forest City Commandery, K....

Biographical Sketch of Gus. H. Hanna

Hanna, Gus. H.; born, Cleveland April 7, 1857; son of William F. and Bertha Kochi Hanna; educated in common schools eight years, at Buchtel College, at Akron, O., for two years; married, Cleveland, Jan. 10, 1883, Marie T. Getto; Democrat; iron worker for twenty years; in 1896, elected national vice pres. of the Bridge & Structural Iron Workers of America; in 1899, appointed by John H. Farley, then mayor of Cleveland, to the Street Department, re-appointed by Mayor Tom L. Johnson; in 1901, organized the Street Cleaning Dept., and was placed in charge of the same, continued as supt. until January, 1910, and re-appointed in January, 1912, by Mayor Newton D. Baker; inaugurated the flushing system of street cleaning and holds several valuable U. S. patents covering the same; member of Riverside Lodge, K. of P., also D. O. K. K’s, Eagles and Knights of Maccabees; member Sycamore...

Biographical Sketch of Orlando Hall

Hall, Orlando; mngr. of estates; born, Summit county, O., Sept. 28, 1855; son of Orlando and Sophia Towne Hall; educated, private schools, Cleveland Academy, Greylock Institute, Williamstown, Mass.; graduated from Yale in 1877, B. A.; studied law with Judge R. P. Ranney; took a course of law lectures for one year, and completed law studies in Columbia Law School, New York City; admitted to the bar in 1880, and began the practice of law in Cleveland; withdrew from the practice of law to devote time to private interests; owner of large property in Akron, which has been allotted; Republican; member Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Yale and Union, Tavern, Country and Roadside Clubs, Cleveland; University and Yale Clubs, New York...

Biographical Sketch of Max Hilman

Hilman, Max; merchant; born in 1875; educated, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; married, St. Louis, Mo., 1906, Helen Schwab; two children; for twelve years, mgr. and vice pres. the Emerson Elm Mfg. Co., St. Louis, Mo.; since 1908, vice pres. and treas. The Lindner Co., Cleveland; vice pres. and treas. The Wadsworth Co., Akron, O.; vice pres. and treas., The Wadsworth Stone Co., Cleveland; and vice pres. The Gruby Co., Logansport, Ind.; member The Chamber of Commerce, the Advertising Club, Oakwood, and City...
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